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  1. Coping Mechanisms- How do you cope?
    Nothing wrong with a good cry every now and again! Having a good rant with nursing student besties works wonders because well you know that they are going through the same stuff. Sometimes if you...
    May 17, '13
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  2. irish student here
    im aware that there are courses like that in Ireland too however, I feel like I will probably have to emigrate. Canada isn't looking to great but I know the UK are definitely taking in new irish...
    May 14, '13
    Forum: Nursing in the United Kingdom
  3. irish student here
    Hi, I'm an Irish student nurse and as I'm sure those in the UK know that a lot of Irish student nurses are emigrating to the UK to work post qualifying here in Ireland. I'll have a degree in...
    May 14, '13
    Forum: Nursing in the United Kingdom
  4. is it true about canada?? light in this gloom??
    So I've done some research tonight and I see that the skilled route is closed, do you think this cud open again by 2016? We were told that Canada needs nurses, so now I feel really disappointed!...
    May 8, '13
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  5. is it true about canada?? light in this gloom??
    :( so does this mean I can't emigrate to Canada to nurse?? :/
    May 8, '13
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  6. is it true about canada?? light in this gloom??
    I have heard that Canada will be recruiting a lot of nurses in the coming years. Is this true? My story- I'm an irish student nurse and I will soon receive my bachelor of science in general...
    May 8, '13
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  7. american student nurses and irish student nurses-differences?
    In Ireland, as part of our BSN we do clinical placement and then we do a clinical internship for 9 months. Initially in first year we do a lot of observing and chatting to patients but after that a...
    Apr 16, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. what does it take to be a pediatric nurse??
    I'm 20 and a student nurse, I'll be qualified soon and I think I want to specialise in peds but I don't know if I have what it takes. My grades are really really good, I love working with children...
    Feb 21, '13
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  9. COPD - so confused!
    Thank you so much for your help, really appreciate it! :)
    Jan 17, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. COPD - so confused!
    YOU ARE A STAR.....I think I've worked it out...(I must sound so stupid! )..pH would be acidic???? WBC's always present in urine in infection or is it just UTI??
    Jan 17, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. COPD - so confused!
    1) I know that more than 300 l/min is generally the normal rate for men. But what would these figures be in a moderate copd exacerbation? My guess is 200-250 l/min however I'm not sure 2) So...
    Jan 17, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. COPD - so confused!
    I don't know if I'm posting in the right place but I need your help! I'm studying COPD (BSN Student) at the moment and I'm just so confused, please don't tell me to google or read a text books or...
    Jan 17, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Most challenging moments in Nursing school
    I'm still in nursing school but the hardest part so far was working with a nurse on clinicals who was in a really bad mood and criticised unconstructively for the 12 hours we worked together, by 6pm...
    Dec 30, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Who were you in high school
    I was the quiet, shy kid with a few close friends, studied hard, didn't cause much hastle, didn't really fit in and fairly innocent to be honest.....that all changed when I left high school and...
    Dec 30, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. young and inexperienced or....?
    Hey nurses, I know I'm a general nursing student but I wanted to post this on your page because I need a response from you guys. Basically, I'm 20 years old and I'm on clinical rotation at the...
    Oct 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Nursing classes are easy...
    Its definitely not easy but its not as hard as I thought it would be, its easier than the leaving cert (irish high school exam..think its equivalent to the SATS)!!! :)
    Apr 15, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. emotions and changes :)
    Before I started my obs rotation, I was nervous and petrified, just out of high school my life experiences are quite few and I was afraid that I would feel embarrassed and awkard. However, during...
    Apr 14, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. I was yelled at by my nurse yesterday
    where is the respect :( nobody should treat anyone with such disrespect as to yell at them in front of others, belittling that person and hurting their feelings. Everybody receives criticism and...
    Apr 14, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. What was your FIRST semester?
    Most of us came out of highschool so we played a lot of '' getting to know eachother'' games. We had lecturers on communication skills, caring and started physiology, anatomy and biochem. We also had...
    Apr 14, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Where do you think you need to improve?
    I need to improve my confidence in what i do know and learn not to be so shy.
    Apr 14, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. age?!?
    sorry i should have also said that in Ireland you do the leaving certificate examination, are awarded points depending on your grades. In order to enter any course you must get a certain number of...
    Apr 9, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. age?!?
    It is said that the younger you can attain your BSN the better, but it is tough often having to move away from home, make new friends, getting used to university life and still having all the normal...
    Apr 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Desperate measures - nursing school
    spent two years spending 4 -5 hours studying after school every day in order to get a good leaving cert, applied for nursing , got the points and since starting university, i learned how to use a...
    Apr 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. maternity/pediatric rotation
    In Ireland, its done a bit differently I think but I spent two days on the labour ward during my maternity rotation. Although I absolutly loved maternity and I have considered specialising in...
    Apr 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Accelerated program - Would you do it?
    Firstly, I do believe that the course would not be offered to anyone if it was thought to be impossible therefore I would think about it with an open mind. Realistically however, it depends on how...
    Apr 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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